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Cracking the Whip On Misinformation: 5.5 Billion Fake Accounts On Facebook Axed In 2020

Fake accounts on Facebook has become a nightmare for millions of genuine users, who often find themselves engaged with abusive conversation mostly triggered by such fake accounts. Just as the masses were getting overwhelmed against the storm of fibs,...

Gulf of Mistrust: 33% of Netizens Don’t Trust Any Social Media Company For Their Data Privacy [STUDY]

Trust, arguably the currency most of value. Arguably the most difficult to build. And in today’s world, where social media is one of the primary chutes of information and data carriage, the onus is more on the services to inspire...

Twitter Reports an Increase Of Up To 75% in Gaming Related Tweets In 2020

Due to the events of 2020 and the majority of us having to stay at home, the news that there was a huge growth in gaming does not come as a surprise to many of us, because we understand...

Twitter Undo Tweet Button Is Not What Users Have Been Asking For Long!

Twitter Undo feature is helpful but rather confusing. Want to reconsider a spur-of-the-moment tweet? Worried the grammar Nazis may get you for good on the last sent note? Put your worries to rest, my friend, you will be...

E-Commerce On The Radar, Soon You May ‘Shop’ On Twitter Too!

With the e-commerce bandwagon only growing by the day, Twitter has looked to ensure that they are included in the caravan too. After tantalizing hints about a new commerce option being in development during its Analyst Day presentation, the California-based...

Google Emerges As The Most Trustworthy Company Among Americans [Study]

Over the course of the last few years, the relationship between big tech companies and consumers have soured as the latter has become increasingly aware of issues such as privacy infringement, monopolistic behaviour, lack of platform moderation and so...

Content Censorship: GOI To Tighten Its Noose Around Big Tech Platforms!

After having gone through an extensive dispute with Twitter over content removal, GOI wants to tighten its noose around all social media platforms alike. According to a recently surfaced copy of draft regulations, the government of India wants social media...

Will ASCI’s New Guidelines Disrupt The Influencer Marketing Space?

Yesterday, the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) released a new set of draft guidelines for social media influencers and called for distinct disclosures when they collaborate with different brands for paid partnerships. A prominent labelling as sponsored and no...

Facebook’s News Blackout In Australia: Shot Itself In The Foot Or Have The Last Laugh?

When Mark Zuckerberg and the team decided to blackout its news content in Australia, they had little idea of how the decision could turnout to be a nightmare for them to deal with. On one hand, where Google conceded before...

The Founder of Hike Messenger Is Betting On Two New Platforms After Losing To Facebook!

When competing against a global tech behemoth like Facebook, the chances of a relatively smaller product to get crushed is disproportionately higher. And, that is exactly what happened with the homegrown messaging app Hike which locked horns with the...

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The Future of Apple MacBook Pro M1 Seems To Be In Question

If you're thinking of buying a new MacBook Pro with M1 chipset then stop and give this article a...